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Ichthyomys hydrobates Winge 1891 (crab eating rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231867

Alternative combination: Habrothrix hydrobates

Belongs to Ichthyomys according to P. D. Jenkins and A. A. Barnett 1997

Sister taxa: Ichthyomys pittieri, Ichthyomys tweedii

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 19.8, humerus length 16.1, radius length 13.9, scapula length 13.5, tibia length 27.3

Estimated body mass: 44.9 g based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length